Bandits have on Saturday killed six persons in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Eye9ja reports that the attack occurred at Fadaman Rimi hamlet a remote settlement near Udawa village in the local government area of the state.
One person was reported to have survived the attack, but the bandits were confirmed to have rustled some cows.
While confirming the incident, the Spokesman of Kaduna State Police Command, DSP Yakubu Sabo, gave the names of those killed as Saminu, Wosha, Isiya, Titus, Madami and Tanko, while their surnames were not yet ascertained.
“On receipt of the information, teams of detectives have been mobilised to the area on general search mission for possible arrest of the culprits and recovery of the rustled cattle.
“The Commissioner of Police, Mr Ali Janga is saddened over this ugly incident and wishes to commiserate with the families of the deceased persons.
“The CP assures the good people of Kaduna State that the perpetrators will be apprehended and be brought to justice,” the Police spokesman said.